'44RM Cdo. Roll of Honour'

Below is an A-Z view of the Roll of Honour with information about each of the Fallen. Displaying 1 - 41 of 41

ASHWORTH, John Mark

Marine
PLY/X 110603
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Ashworth died during operations at Kangaw.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.
 

BEACH, George Edgar

George Beach 44 Commando
Marine
PLY/X3568
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine George Beach died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
Extract from Service Record
23.10.39 enlisted Royal Marines.
07.11.39 date of service reckons from.
07.06.40 3rd Bn. RM Brigade.
30.08.40 embarked for Dakar and Freetown.
22.02.41 returned to UK.

BEDFORD, John Robert

Corporal
EX/3270
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal John Bedford died during operations at Alethangyaw, Burma. He has no known grave. Son of John Robert and Annie Bedford, of Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.

BOLAM, Edward Charles

Edward Bolam 44 Royal Marine Commando
Marine
PO/X120358
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Edward Bolam, from Low Fell in Gateshead, died during operations at Kangaw.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/128.

BOWEN, Albert Victor

Corporal
EX/982
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Albert Bowen died in India.
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/128.
[3] ROH in the book '44 RM Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan', author Tony Mackenzie.
 

DOOLEY, Arthur

Acting T/Corporal
EX 4045
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Corporal Arthur Dooley, 'C' Troop, died in a training accident at the Commando Basic Training Centre, Achnacarry, Scotland. 
Extract from the  No. 44RM Commando War Diary
19th September 1943.
p.m. 2" mortar accident resulting in death of Sgt Gibson and Cpl A. Dooley, both of C Troop.  

EDWARDS, Vincent

Marine Vincent Edwards 44RM
Marine
PO/X 121963
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Vincent Edwards died at 61 Indian Field Ambulance during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
[Image] Chris Davis (nephew) via CVA Forum.
 

FARRELL, William Henry

Marine
CH/X112233
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Marine William Farrell died at the Military Hospital, Onich from a bullet wound accidentally received during training at the Commando Basic Training Centre. The cause of death was recorded as a "gunshot wound to the neck." 
 
Sources
CWGC.

FLEMING, Robert Frew

Corporal
CH/X101416
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Robert Fleming died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
 

FOOT, Frank

Lance Corporal
PLY/X3476
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Frank Foot, 'X' troop, died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/130.
44RM Commando War Diary 22 January 1945.

GIBSON, Eric Hookway

Eric Hookway Gibson as a child
Sergeant
PLY/X3404
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Sergeant Eric Gibson died in training at the Commando Basic Training Centre, Achnacarry, Scotland.
Extract from the 44RM Commando War Diary
"p.m. 2" mortar accident resulting in death of Sgt Gibson and Cpl A. Dooley, both of C Troop". 
Extract from the Kilmallie Death Registers

GIGG, George Thomas

Lance Corporal
CH/X 108719
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal George Gigg was reported missing at sea presumed died during operations at Alethangyaw, Burma. He has no known grave.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.
Births registered in Hammersmith, July, Aug, Sept 1923.

GRANT, Ronald Douglas

Sergeant
PLY/X 2122
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Ronald Grant was reported missing presumed died at sea during operations at Alethangyaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.
 

HAW, Charles Walter

Marine Charles Haw 44RM Commando
Grave at Akyab of Marine Charles Haw
Marine
PLY/X107394
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Charles Haw died in Burma from accidental gunshot wounds [1][1a]. This occurred at Fakir Point near Akyab as his section of 'A' troop prepared to carry out a patrol to the Baronga Islands [2].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.

HEATH, Alfred

Lance Corporal
EX3962
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Alfred Heath died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.
 

HESP, George Taylor

Corporal
PLY/X101509
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds

Corporal George Hesp, 'X' troop, died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.

Sources
CWGC.

44RM Commando War Diary 22 January 1945.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.

HODNETT, Walter Herbert

Sergeant
EX/991
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Walter Hodnett died during operations at Alethangyaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/132.
ROH in the book '44 RM Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan', author Tony Mackenzie.
 

KIRBY, Peter

Corporal
EX3358
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Peter Kirby died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
 

LEWIS, Frank Gordon

Marine
EX 3315
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Frank Lewis died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
ROH in the book '44 RM Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan', author Tony Mackenzie.
 

MACKINNON, James

Second Lieutenant
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Second Lieutenant James Mackinnon died during operations at Alethengyaw.
 
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] ROH in the book '44 RM Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan', author Tony Mackenzie.
 

MANGER, Harold Charles Walter

Chaplain
44RM Commando
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Mentioned in Despatches
Died on active service
Reverend Harold Manger died during operations in Kangaw. He received a Mention in Despatches for distinguished service in the Far East.
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] The book 44RM Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan, author Tony Mackenzie.

MARSHALL, Arthur Allan

Corporal Arthur Marshall 44 Commando
Corporal
PLY/X 103365
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Arthur Marshall died during operations at Kangaw, Burma. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.

MARTIN, Arthur

Captain
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Arthur Martin, Signals Officer, and one of the original 3rd RM Bn., officers, died of wounds during operations at Kangaw, Burma. He received a Mention in Despatches for distinguished service while operating with the Army in Burma and on the Eastern Frontier of India.
 
Sources
CWGC​.

MCDONALD, Dennis

Marine
PLY/X 110563
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Dennis McDonald died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
ROH in the book '44 RM Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan', author Tony Mackenzie.
 

MORRISON, James

Marine
PO/X105540
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine James Morrison died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.
 

MUSTOW, Joseph

Lance Corporal
PLY/X 104636
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Joseph Mustow died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/134.
 

NELSON, Desmond

Marine
PO/X 102790
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on war service
Marine Desmond Nelson, 'A' troop, died [1] at Jhansi India after contracting cerebral malaria [2]. This was the first fatality brought about by disease. Rev. F.W. Cornwall R.N.V.R.

O'REILLY, John

Marine
PLY/X 108268
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on war service
Marine John O'Reilly died in India as a result of self inflicted gunshot wounds. Son of Patrick and Annie Kate O'Reilly, of Kilglass, Co. Sligo, Irish Republic.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/135.
 

OWEN, Alan Roger

Marine
CH/X 105692
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on war service
Marine Alan Owen, X troop, died from injuries received in a car accident which happenned between Ashurst and Lyndhurst, Hampshire. 
The Commando were based at Ashurst after their redesignation as a Commando unit, and this occurred the day before the whole Commando moved to Achnacarry for Commando training. He was hit by a jeep driven by an American serviceman.
 

PALMER, Charles Francis

Charles Palmer 44 Royal Marine Commando
Marine
PLY/X 103102
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Charles Palmer from Newcastle died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.

PAYNE, Leonard William

LCpl Leonard Payne 44RM Commando
Lance Corporal
CH/X100442
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Leonard Payne died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.
[Image] Susan Moore (great niece).
 

PINKNEY, James

Marine
PLY/X 108764
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine James Pinkney died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.
 

POLKINGHORNE, Eric

Marine
PLY/X 103548
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Eric Polkinghorne died [1] on active service during operations in Burma [1a][2][3]
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[1a] Registers of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/135.
[2] ROH in the book '44 RM Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan', author Tony Mackenzie.

RICHARDSON, Leon

Lance Corporal
CH/X105684
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Leon Richardson died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.
 

SCOTT, Douglas

Marine Douglas Scott 44 Commando
Marine
PLY/X 109330
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Douglas Scott, from Hexham, died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.

SHEATHER, Allan Cecil

Marine
PO/X113117
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Allan Sheather died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.
 

SHORE, Donald

Marine
CH/X194002
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Donald Shore died from enemy shell fire during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.
No.44RM Commando War Diary entry.
 

TERNENT, John White

Marine
PO/X101801
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine John Ternent died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/137.
 

WALTERS, Stanley Kenneth

Marine
EX4092
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Stanley Walters died from enemy shell fire during operations at Kangaw, Burma. 
 
Sources
CWGC
No.44 RM Commando War Diary entry.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.
 

WATKINS, William John

William Watkins 44 Commando
Marine
PLY/X 107423
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine William Watkins died at Jhansi, India, of cerebral malaria contracted during operations in the Far East.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.
[Image] Daniel Stevenson, (great great nephew).
 

WILLIAMS, Albert Edward

Corporal
PLY/X 109364
44RM Commando
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Albert Williams died during operations in the Far East.
 
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/138.
[3] 3 Cdo Bde. Third Jungle Book issue 9.
 
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